Gait assessment during the initial fitting of an ankle foot orthosis in individuals with stroke.

@article{Rao2008GaitAD,
  title={Gait assessment during the initial fitting of an ankle foot orthosis in individuals with stroke.},
  author={Noel Rao and Gouri Chaudhuri and Daniel Hasso and Keith D'Souza and Jason Wening and Cheryl A. Carlson and Alexander S Aruin},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation. Assistive technology},
  year={2008},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={201-7}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate if the measurement of gait parameters, examined during the fitting of an Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO), has a beneficial effect on the gait pattern of individuals who were affected by a stroke. Also, this study seeks to provide evidence regarding the use of the portable GaitRite system in a clinical setting. METHOD Before-after trial conducted at a stroke outpatient orthotic clinic of a freestanding rehabilitation hospital. Thirteen individuals with acute and 27 individuals… CONTINUE READING

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